SAFF Women Championship: Nepal defeat Bhutan 8-0


Nepal defeated Bhutan 8-0 in their inaugural match of the 4th SAFF Women’s Championships today.

Double hat-trick by Sabitra Bhandari and a goal each from Sharmila Thapa and Krishna Khatri helped Nepal to a excellent start to their SAFF Women’s Championships campaign.

Bhandari scored in the 5th, 9th, 23rd, 35th,72nd and 77th minute; while Sharmila Thapa and Krishna Khatri scored in the 26th and 90th minute respectively.

Nepal is grouped together with Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka in Group A while Group B comprises India, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. RSS